114. COWPER, FRANK.: Sailing Tours: The Yachtsman's Guide to the Cruising Waters of the English and Adjacent Coast. Part III. The Coast of Brittany...L'Abervrach to St Nazaire. London, L Upcott Gill, 1894. 8vo, PP xxvi, [4], 361, [1], [2, 12, 4, adverts], with 12 tinted charts, original maroon pictorial cloth, blocked in gilt and black, slight fading to spine but a fine bright copy,

FIRST EDITION, a classic study of the French side of the Channel, invaluable for the English sailor, also a classic and entertaining account of sailing by Cowper. £35.00

115. CIRENCESTER. BEECHAM, K.J.: History of Cirencester and the Roman City of Corinium. Cirencester, George H Harmer, [1887].. 8vo, PP x, [2], 314, with 14 plates and plans, some folding, original pictorial bevel-edged cloth, gilt, a very good copy, FIRST EDITION THUS; a valuable updated account of recent excavations of the Roman city. £20.00

116. FORD, FOR MADOX [AS FOR MADOX HUEFFER].: The Cinque Ports. A Historical and Descriptive Record....illustrated by William Hyde. Edinburgh, William Blackwood, 1900. 4to, pp xii, 403, [1], with 14 photogravure plates with tissue interleaves, 19 text drawings, bound in original cream pictorial cloth, gilt, edges untrimmed, red endpapers, spine rubbed and slightly worn at ends, bookplate of Lewes Library but text unstamped, endpapers damaged through label removal, else internally clean, FIRST EDITION; a labour of love for Hueffer as he was then, though he was no historian and the text gives no more than a rather glossy late Victorian traveller's account of the area in which the author for a time lived alongside several other eminent writers of the period. 525 copies were printed. £45.00

117. IRELAND, KOHL, JOHANN GEORGE.: Ireland. Dublin, The Shannon, Limerick, Cork and the Kilkenny Races, the Round Towers, the Lakes of Killarmey, the County of Wicklow. Connell and Repeal Association Belfast... London, Chapman and Hall, 1844. 8vo, PP [2], 248, neat modern cloth backed boards, a very good copy, FIRST EDITION; first of 3 interesting travelogues covering the British Isles published both separately and together by this German writer who gives a picture of Ireland immediately prior to the calamity of the Great Famine. £45.00

118. KENT. ANON.: Round about Kits Coty House : an essay in popular typography. London, Bell and Daldy/ Maidstone, C J Cooke, 1861. Small 8vo, PP xi, [1], inserted adverts at the front and notice slip on the frontispiece, press cuttings at the end,, with tinted lithograph frontispiece and extra vignette title page, original pictorial cloth, gilt, a little rubbed and worn at joints, but a good copy,

FIRST EDITION, a curious little guide printed in Maidstone, authorship unknown, but dedicated to Hawkins, builder of the prehistoric reptiles in Crystal Palace Gardens, 'when I am numbered with the Deinosaurs...' £45.00

119. LEWES. LEE, ARTHUR.: The Battaile of Lewes and other Legends of St Pancras' Priory, Lewes. Lewes, Baxter, Sussex Agricultural Press, 1847. Small square 8vo, PP [4], 70, engraved frontispiece, original cloth decorated in blind and titled in gilt on upper board, a very good copy,

FIRST EDITION; a poem inspired by excavations at Lewes Priory in 1845, as depicted in the frontispiece. A scarce title. £35.00

120. MARITIME. CLARKE, JAMES STANIER.: The Progress of Maritime Discovery: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Eighteenth Century, Forming an Extensive System of Hydrography ..Vol 1. London, Cadell and Davies, 1803. Volume one only [all published], thick 4to, PP xxxvi, ccxxx, 491, 263, [1], engraved frontispiece, vignette text engravings, uncut in original boards, plainly rebacked in paper, lower board a bit damp damaged, internally with occasional light browning and foxing, but generally sound, FIRST EDITION, a scarce but never completed work that goes no further than 1498. An atlas of maps was issued separately, and the two can hardly be expected to go together. £85.00

121. SCOTLAND. LOCH, JAMES.: Memoir of George Granville, Late Duke of Sutherland, KG. London, 'Not Published', 1834. Large 4to, PP 83, with frontispiece portrait and one lithographed view after the Duchess of Sutherland's original, uncut in original paterrned cloth, gilt, a fine copy,

FIRST EDITION; a rare tribute to the late Duke, who died the previous year, written by his agent James Loch who, with his master, was responsible for the worst of the so-called 'Highland Clearences.' WITH AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED OF ELIZABETH, DUCHESS OF SUTHERLAND, 3 pages addressed to Mr Rogers [apparently the poet, with whom she was friends] 'From the North Pole' [evidently facetious, more probably one of her Orkney visits 'it has blown a hurricane and frightened me on account of some boats I saw nearly wrecked on the shore...I have been ...going in the morning to see farms...' £85.00

122. STRATFORD UPON AVON. HALLIWELL, JAMES O.: An Historical Account of the New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, the last residence of Shakespeare. London [Privately Printed] by J E Adlard, 1864. Tall folio, PP [8], 246, [2, adverts], uncut, text wood-engravings and plans, original blind-stamped cloth, spine damaged with closed splits to joints and wear to spine ends, internally fine, FIRST EDITION, a grandiose but belated publication, following the purchase of the site of the house for the public in 1861. Allibone says 300 copies were printed. £45.00

123. SURREY. FRY, LEWIS G. RACKHAM, ARTHUR [ILLUSTRATOR]. 143, [: Oxted, Limspield and Neighbourhood. Oxted, Privately Printed by W & G Godwin, 1932. 8vo, PP 144, [6], 2 folding maps, plates and text illustions including fantastic tailpieces by Arthur Rackham, original cloth backed pictorial boards, slight corner wear but a very good copy,

FIRST EDITION; an unsuspected title in the Rackham canon - he was, for a time a resident in the area, coerced into contributing to this production, his charming decorations initialed but unattributed by Mr Fry. £35.00

124. SUSSEX.: The Charities in the County of Sussex. London, Hansard, 1840. Folio, compilation from commissioners' reports, various paginations, uncut in original half roan, slightly worn and split at joints, but a very good copy,

FIRST EDITION, a very rare official compilation made up of extracts from reports bound up with a printed title page. This copy has a modern manuscript index loosely inserted. With the R J Streatfield bookplate. £75.00

125. SUSSEX. ELWES, dUDLEY.: A History of the Castles, Mansions and Manors of Western Sussex. London, Longmans, 1876. 4to, PP vi, 285, xliii, numerous plates and folding pedigrees, original cloth gilt, spine worn and holed, East Sussex Record Office bookplate and stamp to title verso, else a good sound copy for recasing, FIRST EDITION, a standard study, quiet scarce. £45.00

126. SUSSEX. LOWER, MARK ANTHONY.: Sussex; being an Historical, Topographical, and General Description of every Rape, Hundred, River, Town, Borough, Parish, Village, Hamlet Castle Monastery and Gentleman's Seat....arranged alphabetically, Lewes, Printed for the author, 1831. Small 8vo, PP iv, 268, [4, subscribers], folding map of the country, bound in neat modern cloth, old bookplate of Lewes Free Public Library inserted, but a very good copy,

FIRST EDITION, a scarce first literary effort of Lower published by his father when he was just 18. As gazetteer's go, it does not leave out much, as the title suggests. The map is Lower's own, lithographed by himself. £75.00

127. THAMES. SHARPLEY, REGINALD.: The Thames. A Sketchbook by R Sharpley. London, A & C Black, [1929]. Square 8vo, title, contents and 24 pencil views of the Thames by R Sharpley, original pictorial boards, a very good copy, FIRST EDITION; an idyllic vision. £12.00